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Why the No Man’s Sky devs aren’t talking about a PC version

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 10:56 GMT By Dave Cook

No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games is launching its procedural universe exploring romp on PS4, but what about a PC version? The team has explained why it’s not been talking about other formats.

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Did you miss the No Man’s Sky PS4 gameplay trailer? Check it out for a glimpse of its ambitious, expansive universe.

Speaking with RPS, Hello Games managing director Sean Murray said, “Basically we’re doing a console debut on PS4. That’s all we’re saying right now. But that leaves open a PC version, which we really want to do.”

Sounds simple enough doesn’t it? RPS then asked Hello Games for further clarity on a PC build, and was told that the development team is small to preserve focus, and that it’s reluctant to expand at the risk of harming the project. It is reluctant to announce anything on a other formats until the team is sure of its plans.

However, this doesn’t mean that Hello Games isn’t thinking about a PC build. Alex Wiltshire talked mods with RPS, stating, “We don’t know yet whether we’ll allow mods or provide tools to support them. Our focus, though, is on features that support what for us the game is about – exploring a vast universe. That might inherently involve mods – we’ll know more as we continue making the game.”

Would you like to see No Man’s Sky launch on PC? Let us know below.

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46 Comments

  1. Jonabob87

    Shame because when it comes to PC it’s going to shit all over the console versions from a great height. It’s just that kind of game that will work best on a more powerful CPU.

    #1 8 months ago
  2. undermyrules

    @Jonabob87 every PC game shit all over the console version of the same game even the shittiest console ports with no optimization….They cant do shit only on PS4 they are small studio they cant risk exlusive no name title they will release like 5-6 months after on PC/xbone

    #2 8 months ago
  3. Haydar

    #1 When it comes to PC, most PC gamers will probably pirate the game so they don’t need to care PC version too much like others.

    So you’re true that PC is going to shit over console versions when it comes to piracy.

    #3 8 months ago
  4. wamp

    “Basically we’re doing a console debut on PS4.”

    That’s Sony giving them money to keep it quiet for other platforms to make that game asscociate with PS4. Same as The Witness announcement.

    #4 8 months ago
  5. Mike W

    @Jonabob87

    Sigh, do you PC guys feel like you accomplish something by stating the obvious?

    You guys are more foolish then these console fanboys, I think an average person could comprehend the fact that a piece of hardware that can be customize is going to outperform a piece of hardware that’s fix.

    So please stop stating childish and foolish comments. :)

    #5 8 months ago
  6. Erthazus

    @Haydar If that was true there was no need for PC version release. Console trolls just go away.

    Fact is No Man Skies on the PC will be in 1080p, 60 fps on max graphics. Don’t worry you will get your shoddy port at the PS4 as a debut.

    #6 8 months ago
  7. undermyrules

    @Haydar you just proved how retarded console people are

    #7 8 months ago
  8. Obernox

    1080p, 60fps? pffft, cheap 99 cent peasant PC.

    I shall be playing this on my GLORIOUS GOD PC @ 16k, 240fps!!!

    #8 8 months ago
  9. Erthazus

    @Obernox Oh god of the PC grant me 240 fps monitor please with 4K resolution and few titans aswell.

    #9 8 months ago
  10. Obernox

    :D

    #10 8 months ago
  11. OwnedWhenStoned

    I hope it does come to PC, as it’s still not worth buying a PS4 for this, even though it looks like it’s going to be amazing.

    When I can do all of the multimedia stuff that I currently do on the PS3, then I might consider it.

    #11 8 months ago
  12. Dog4life

    Those PC master race comments are really getting Kindergarten level.
    Such grown men with all the money to spend on high end pcs and expressing their superior intellect with such comments;)

    Consoleros are happy with what they have and there’s a great community. Are you jelly ?

    And well i have an asus gaming laptop that runs most recent games on high/ultra, but still have so much love for me ps4.

    #12 8 months ago
  13. Gheritt White

    The PC community of ’13/’14 = the PS3 community of ’07/’08 = GIANT chip on their shoulder.

    It’s almost as if they’re trying to make up for a lack of something…

    #13 8 months ago
  14. WaspHUN

    Probably they gonna make a PC version, but they also gonna have a harder time on PC… just think about it, this game will be available around the same time as Star Citizen/Squadron 42, Elite: Dangerous, Limit Theory, Enemy Starfighter, The Mandate and many other space games. Compared to those titles No Man’s Sky doesn’t bring any special things to the table. Sure you can land on planets and run around like an idiot, or shoot randomly spawn space bad guys. That’s nice and all, but feature and presentations wise isn’t really a big deal.

    On PS4 there won’t be such competition, maybe that’s why the team focus more on the console version, also Sony putting money on the table.

    If they make a PC version with extensive modding tools, great, i’m gonna buy it, but until then i’m going back and wait for Elite: Dangerous.

    #14 8 months ago
  15. TERMINATOR-SSD

    honestly i would like to have this on the PS4 ‘consoles only’. I dont think i would play it on the PC now that i have elite and other games that are coming out on PC. Lush idea and looks really good graphic style as well. but its nice to see its getting a console ‘PS4′ release first.

    #15 8 months ago
  16. Rat

    I’m not a Console fanboy but when this game releases first on PS4 I’m gonna get and I won’t wait for the PC port.

    #16 8 months ago
  17. Gheritt White

    @WaspHUN Can you take off from a planet, fly into space and land on another all without encountering a lading screen in those games? I’m not that familiar with those titles, but this feature – for me, at least – is NMS’ USP.

    #17 8 months ago
  18. Dog4life

    @WaspHUN

    Elite Dangerous looks much less user friendly and more sim direction from the few vids i saw from the game.
    No Mans graphic style looks much more interesting and unique.

    #18 8 months ago
  19. Gheritt White

    @Gheritt White *loading (not lading or landing)

    #19 8 months ago
  20. WaspHUN

    @Gheritt White As far as i know seamles planet/space transition is planned feature for both Star Citizen an Elite: Dangerous. Personally i never understood why it’s a big deal, but sure it can look pretty. There was a few game which tried this kind of things but always turned out way to ambitius for small dev teams. I hope NMS manages to deliver on this front.

    @Dog4life: Sure Elite looks more “serious” and that is part of it’s charm. NMS looks a more simplified game which isn’t a bad thing at all. Personally i like complex games, but that’s just me. The art style of NMS is really good. Kinda Homewrold style which is great and timeless, also using as much color as possible is always nice.

    #20 8 months ago
  21. Dog4life

    @WaspHUN
    i’m getting more and more busy life schedule, i like it more simple nowdays.
    I prefer games that are easy to pick up… leave em there 1-2 weeks and get back in action with ease.
    For that reason i didn’t even finish Dark Souls , and still feel guilty.
    But yhea it’s more personal preference.
    “back then” i’ve spent hours creating maps / missions in Operation Flashpoint and sequels.

    #21 8 months ago
  22. Gheritt White

    @WaspHUN “Personally i never understood why it’s a big deal…”

    Because it’s *never* been done before. Like, ever. That’s innovation in action right there, which is why it’s a BFD.

    #22 8 months ago
  23. WaspHUN

    @Dog4life Yea.. free time is a big issue nowadays so i can understand your point and as i said, we need the more simpler games.

    @Gheritt White: I was a little wrong with that. There were games that implemented seamless transition from surface to space. Games like Kerbal Space Program or Orbiter for instance but other example would be Infinite which is still in development (since 2009). I’m not entirely sure but there wasn’t this kind of feqture used in an earlier Elite game too ?
    I should keep checking… i’m sure ther was even more game that implemeted this kind of stuff in the past.

    Infinity Tech Demo from 2010: http://youtu.be/yrcEUO7TC28

    #23 8 months ago
  24. bradk825

    I could have sworn this was coming to Xbox as well.

    #24 8 months ago
  25. Gheritt White

    @WaspHUN That tech demo just shoes one planet though, not multiple ones – randomly generated at that. Nevertheless, it’s very impressive. I suppose whichever commercial game makes it market first wins the prize.

    #25 8 months ago
  26. LisciousOne

    Seems some people here are more excited that the PC version graphics will exceed console version more than they are for the actual game. Lame

    #26 8 months ago
  27. Panthro

    @undermyrules

    The peasant even spelt ‘Hodor’ wrong.

    Because that’s what he is, a Hodor.

    #27 8 months ago
  28. Panthro

    I would prefer it to come to PC mainly due to the friends I have on Steam along with the better controls but at least Sony have actually gotten my attention, I wan’t to buy this and it is on PS4 first, so I will buy it for their platform.

    #28 8 months ago
  29. Kalain

    @Gheritt White Didn’t Frontier: Elite 2 followed by First Encounters do Seamless planet to space transitions in the 90′s?

    #29 8 months ago
  30. Gheritt White

    @Kalain Perhaps, but they don’t count because of reasons.

    #30 8 months ago
  31. archaven

    It will be ashamed to not make this available for 75M users on steam to purchase it.

    #31 8 months ago
  32. airsick7

    Proper response to this article: lots of PC chest thumping to make up for brief moment of anxiety in which I fear that my macho rig isn’t the center of the universe.

    Lemme give it a try…

    4k or gtfo… Console peasants suck! Have fun with your shitty port. Gabe is God. This is just Star Citizen for peasants. Grumble grumble grumble.

    #32 8 months ago
  33. Panthro

    Such a witty comment made by “airsick7″.

    I wish the internet shared his unique sense of humour and had the creativity to make such humorous post’s like that.

    Lets all stop and pause for a minute and give this guy a round of applause for his hilarious post.

    #33 8 months ago
  34. TheWulf

    Sounds like a timed exclusive. I’m okay with that.

    #34 8 months ago
  35. TheWulf

    @32

    You mean like me? >_> Oh… wait.

    The problem with elitist console pricks is that their Master Race fallacy only actually applies to a small number of vocal PC users. Most of them are like me and couldn’t give a shit. Enjoy the game! We’ll have it eventually, then we’ll all enjoy it.

    It’s not your platform I dislike. It’s you. For being a prick.

    #35 8 months ago
  36. BrahManDude

    jeezus these PC only guys are nasty, what’s up there ass?

    #36 8 months ago
  37. Opalauge

    1. Read…think…think again: “Basically we’re doing a console debut on PS4…”
    Iportand word: Debut
    If it’s successful, it will be released on PC and XBO.

    2. What’s up with you PC folks? Seriously!?!
    For how many years are you guys predicting the end of console gaming?
    Simple economical fact is: Consoles are the lead paltform for at least 90% of all AAA Titles in the last 10 years…at least!
    Consoles are generating more income. For many years MANY of former PC game-series are developed primarily for consoles.
    The console game-market could easily exist without the PC game-market…the other way around is nearly impossible.
    GTA, The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Far Cry, Crysis, CoD, Bioware RPG’s and many, many others…what was their birthplace and what ist their lead platform now and that for many years?
    Nothing against PC gaming, but everytime I hear “Consoles are shitty and console-gaming is dead!” I feel like watching the pilot episode of “The talking dead” and there will be no continuation because the series has been discontinued a long time ago.
    It’s simply boring, contrary to any fact and this industry proves you soooooo wrong in any way, that it’s almost hurting reading such nonsense.

    I Like Mods and the possibilitys a PC is offering…I like better graphics…BUT PC-gaming is by far closer to death than console-gaming. The PC was no priority for nearly every AAA game of the last Gen (since fu**ing 2005!!!) and the sales figueres of the new Gen speak for themselves…just like the the fact, that almost every Developer and every Publisher focuses its efforts on this platforms.

    #37 8 months ago
  38. airsick7

    @the wulf

    I like all the consoles and my PC. I’m just having a little fun. Don’t worry, I harangue console doche bags too.

    Btw every one of those snarky comments were taken from real life posts by PC peeps. I specifically remember Erthazus calling this game “poor persons version of star citizen” after the spike reveal.

    #38 8 months ago
  39. airsick7

    @Panthro Dude, thanks for the props!

    #39 8 months ago
  40. Dog4life

    @Opalauge

    2.- ’cause they are butthurt. And they totally suck playing with a controller.
    But well fanboys are fanboys :)

    As a videogamer i love videogames, doesn’t matter on which platform.

    #40 8 months ago
  41. bugmenot

    PC user here. This makes me sad. Exclusivity pisses me off regardless of platform. I guess people on the fence have a reason to buy a PS4 now.

    #41 8 months ago
  42. Redh3lix

    I have two gaming PC’s and PS4. I think PC gamers should STFU berating consoles all the time. Maybe buy one and you will understand the differences between these two gaming platforms.

    Oh and yes, piracy still is rampant on PC and you’re a fool if you think otherwise :/

    #42 8 months ago
  43. Panthro

    @Redh3lix

    …Oh watch out this guy has TWO gaming PC’s.

    #43 8 months ago
  44. LuigiX

    Waiting for playing it with Oculus Rift

    #44 8 months ago
  45. OneLifeCycle

    I still don’t understand the appeal of this game and I really want to. It looks like a tablet game.

    #45 8 months ago
  46. ArithonUK

    A worldwide market of 7M PS4′s sold to retail (not necessarily bought by anyone) vs 65M active Steam users (8M concurrent at any one time).
    Not the brightest business decision. But good luck to them anyway.
    Maybe an isolated market where they have no competition in this genre may be their main motivation for sticking with the PS4.

    #46 8 months ago

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    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

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  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

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  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

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  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

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  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]